Walk in the footsteps of Jim with internationally acclaimed photographer and Doors expert, Michelle Campbell.
My tour starts at Jim’s grave in Père Lachaise, “The Lourdes of Rock’n’Roll”, and continues to numerous sites. We go to the rue Beautreillis, where Jim lived and died. We then cross over to Île Saint-Louis where Jim followed in the footsteps of the French poet, Baudelaire.
We continue past Notre-Dame and other places Jim wrote and drank while he searched for inspiration. We pass through Saint-Germain-des-Prés and see many of the sites on the Left Bank that Jim frequented, and end at the old Rock’n’Roll Circus where Jim drank, and some say, died.
The tour goes rain or shine. It lasts about 3 hours, depending on the group. It is available most days but Friday. The cost is 40 € per person. Children under 18 free.
I have researched The Doors and their legacy for over 20 years and I am currently writing a book about the worldwide pilgrimage to Jim Morrison’s grave. My photographs were on The Doors’ official website for over 10 years. My tours are highlighted by my photographs and personal research.
© Michelle Campbell
Photo of Joe Russo of The Soft Parade, Paris 1992
Also by Michelle Campbell
- Rockin’ The Dead In Zagreb: The Real Story of Jim Morrison’s Bust
- Jim Morrison and Pussy Riot, pushing the limits of freedom of expression